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Oyster toxicity research. Researcher working in a laboratory to test for the presence of toxins in oysters (some at lower centre). Oysters can be contaminated by algae, some of which can produce harmful toxins that can poison humans. Effects range from diarrhoea to paralysis by neurotoxins. Photographed in a laboratory of the French marine research institute IFREMER, Nantes, France.
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